1965 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible. One owner for 51 years! New top and rear glass window. New paint (to factory color).
· Under the hood is the original 389 cubic inch/325 horsepower engine/four-barrel carburetor.Rebuilt just 2900 miles on the new engine.
· Transmission rebuilt with 2,700 miles
· Dual Exhaust
· Power steering, brakes, windows
· AM/FM radio
Named for the famous speed-record Salt Flats in Utah, Bonneville was Pontiac’s luxury/performance car done on a grand scale.
Full-size Pontiacs were redesigned for the 1963 model year with a pair of vertically stacked headlamps at either end of the grille and parentheses-style tail lamps at the back.
Once upon a time in America, people drove long and large, and in cars to which those adjectives also applied.
It’s said that Harley Earl, the initial head of design for General Motors, got the idea for this Pontiac Bonneville Special concept car while watching world speed records.
The Pick of the Day is iconic and seems solid and complete, but requires some cosmetic work
Sale likely the highest-dollar charity car of the week at Barrett-Jackson
The first pre-production hardtop was sold at Barrett-Jackson in Arizona
Like some other big-dollar cars, the proceeds will go to charity
A late addition to the docket wowed the crowd